SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory - Dense Fog Advisory View Alerts

We're tracking another winter storm that is taking aim at the viewing area Monday into Tuesday

Attention will turn to heavy snow potential late Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

Posted: Feb 10, 2019 6:03 PM
Updated: Feb 11, 2019 4:11 AM

Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday...Heavy Snow, Impacts To Travel... .Heavy snow will impact the area tonight through Tuesday. The highest snow rates and heavier accumulations are expected late tonight through noon Tuesday. Blowing and drifting snow is also likely across open and unsheltered areas Tuesday into Tuesday night. The impacts to travel could be significant with roads going from slippery to hazardous to even treacherous in a short amount of time. Plan now. Be prepared to delay, adjust or cancel travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will likely produce some blowing and drifting of snow, especially Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will likely become hazardous. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible This Afternoon into Tuesday... .The next storm system to impact Iowa will spread a wintry mix across southern Iowa later this morning. Later this afternoon the wintry mix is expected to change over to snow and expand across the state. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy tonight before ending Tuesday. Strong wind on the backside of this storm system will likely produce blowing and drifting snow Tuesday. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A period of mixed precipitation by mid afternoon then moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall will develop over the area late this afternoon and especially tonight. Snow accumulation by Tuesday morning expected to be from 5 to 7 inches. Winds gusting to 40 mph Tuesday producing patchy blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Parts of north central and northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Martin; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY... .A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for southeast Minnesota and most of west central Wisconsin. The Warning is in effect for locations generally east of a Red Wing, MN to New Richmond and Rice Lake line in Wisconsin. Storm totals of 6-10 inches are expected in the warning, with the highest amounts from Eau Claire up to Ladysmith in Wisconsin. The Warning runs from 9 pm tonight through 9 pm Tuesday in Goodhue county Minnesota and from midnight tonight through midnight Tuesday night in Wisconsin. Farther west, a Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from south central Minnesota, up through the Twin Cities to Chisago county in Minnesota and Polk county in northwest Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations in excess of 6 inches are possible. In addition, blowing snow and attendant visibility reductions will also be possible on Tuesday in south central Minnesota as northwest winds increase. ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph Tuesday afternoon.

* WHERE...Portions of south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From this evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday...Heavy Snow, Impacts To Travel... .Heavy snow will impact the area tonight through Tuesday. The highest snow rates and heavier accumulations are expected late tonight through noon Tuesday. Blowing and drifting snow is also likely across open and unsheltered areas Tuesday into Tuesday night. The impacts to travel could be significant with roads going from slippery to hazardous to even treacherous in a short amount of time. Plan now. Be prepared to delay, adjust or cancel travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will likely produce some blowing and drifting of snow, especially Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will likely become hazardous. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Emmet; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible This Afternoon into Tuesday... .The next storm system to impact Iowa will spread a wintry mix across southern Iowa later this morning. Later this afternoon the wintry mix is expected to change over to snow and expand across the state. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy tonight before ending Tuesday. Strong wind on the backside of this storm system will likely produce blowing and drifting snow Tuesday. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A period of mixed precipitation mid afternoon changing over to snow. Moderate snowfall at times especially Monday night. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and a light glaze expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph producing patchy blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Northwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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